Piciryaratgun Calritlerkaq is designed to test the feasibility of community development based health promotion and primary prevention in rural Alaska and to explore the acceptability of this approach to Alaska Native (AN) people, specifically to Yup’ik people.
This pilot project will explore the impacts of prenatal maternal stress and other physical and mental health factors in pregnant Alaskan women.
The Qungasvik (kung-az-vik) ‘Toolbox’ is a multilevel strength-based intervention developed by Yup’ik communities to reduce and prevent alcohol use disorder (AUD) and suicide in 12-18 year old Yup’ik Alaska Native youth.
Using Visual Methods to Engage Indigenous Youth and Community Members in Cross-Site International Analysis
The National Science awared a $149,595 grant to the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Center for Alaska Native Health Research and two other universities to study resiliency in Indigenous arctic youth.
Many aspects of health are related to diet, but those relationships are hard to detect because diet is difficult to measure accurately.
The stability of DNA in host cells is constantly challenged by a variety of errors in replication or as the action of reactive oxidative species.
The purpose of the Western Alaska Tribal Collaborative for Health (WATCH) Study is to combine four large adult cohort studies to obtain reliable data on prevalence and incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD), stroke, and type 2 diabetes (DM2) in more than 4,500 Western Alaska Native people residing in the Norton Sound and Yukon-Kuskokwim regions of Alaska.
The Witnessing Our Future (WOF) project is a community driven, strengths-based suicide prevention initiative taking place within the Lummi Nation and Northwest Indian College communities.
Acute lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) account for more than 27% of all hospitalizations among US children under five years of age, with recurrent LRTIs in children a recognized risk factor for asthma.